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Elderly Commission

Elderly Commission

We facilitate full and equal participation in all aspects of life by older adults in Boston.

We at the Commission on Affairs of the Elderly are dedicated to improving the lives of Boston’s older adults by connecting them with resources and information. We're focused on setting the City’s direction for successful aging in Boston. 

Our services include assistance in applying for government benefits and community-based services, discount programs, housing advice, transportation options, advocacy, volunteer programs, and information and referral.

Elderly Commission
Contact
617-635-4366 | Teletype: 617-635-4599
1 City Hall Square
Room 271
Boston, MA 02201
United States
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Learn more about us

Learn more about us
Boston Seniority Magazine
Boston Seniority Magazine

Boston Seniority Magazine covers news topics, events, and other issues of interest to older Bostonians.

Boston RSVP logo
Boston RSVP

RSVP matches people 55 and over with volunteer opportunities throughout the City.

Age-Friendly Boston
Age-Friendly Boston

We want to create an environment in which older adults can continue to lead healthy and productive lives.

Veronica B. Smith Senior Center

Veronica B. Smith Senior Center

Founded in 1981 as the Allston-Brighton Senior Center, the center officially opened its doors in 1982.

News and Announcements

Boston's Way Home logo
Jul 29

City and State Team Up to House Chronically Homeless Elders

Mayor's Office
Mayor Walsh Speaks to Seniors in West Roxbury
Jul 15

Mayor Walsh Announces Extension and Expansion of Senior Citizen Property Tax Work-Off Abatement

Mayor's Office
Mayor Walsh Speaks to Seniors in West Roxbury
Jun 16

City of Boston releases Age-Friendly Boston Initiative report

Mayor's Office
Vision Zero
Feb 11

Mayor Walsh encourages people to partner with the City to improve traffic safety

Mayor's Office